Term: Retained Student
Last Updated: 2007-01-22
A student who was enrolled in the same grade for two consecutive years, and who did not have an aberrant pattern of promotion any other year (for example, retention one year and promotion of two grades the next, or a progression backwards).
This situation is now referred to as
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